We are still waiting for any news from Apple side regarding the next generation iPhone 5, many were expecting that Apple will announce iPhone 5 in its WWDC happened last month but Apple has announced new MacBook Pro and MacBook Air but not iPhone 5.

But some Chinese eRetailers had started pre-booking of this phone which might get launched in October, Reuters has reported that an Chinese eRetailer  Taobao has aksed customers to deposit 1000 Yuan or around $160 for iPhone 5.

Another retailer Dahai99888, is asking customers to deposit full payment of  6,999 Yuan $1,100. Taobao has told Reuters that they are planning to buy iPhone 5 either from Hong Kong or from US itself and the bring them to China, retailer failed to define any date because there is no date from Apple regarding availability.